verb be·shrew \bi-ˈshrü, bē-, especially Southern -ˈsrü\

Definition of BESHREW

transitive verb
:  curse

Examples of BESHREW

  1. <I would beshrew anyone who is untrue to his word.>

First Known Use of BESHREW

14th century


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stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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